If you are a smoker, you have probably tried to quit smoking. The result? – It was difficult to you, isn’t it?
Nicotine cravings are hard to ignore. But, you can try with this natural remedy which is recommended by the reputable Mayo Clinic. You just need to mix baking soda with water.
An acidic body is prone to addiction. You should neutralize the toxins and reduces the acidity in the body. This can be done with baking soda, because it is highly alkaline. More alkaline body is less likely to crave nicotine.
Using of Baking Soda to Quit Smoking
There are several ways how to use baking soda to quit smoking:
- Mix a tablespoon of baking soda into an eight-ounce glass of water until then baking soda is completely dissolved. When the mixture is dissolved into the water, you should drink it twice a day for a week, then once a day for another week.
- You can rinse out your mouth with the mixture.
- Put a pinch of pure baking soda onto your tongue when you feel the urge to smoke.
- Soak a cigarette into the mixture and wait it to dry before smoking it.
You can use one of these treatments or you can combine multiple of them, it’s up to you. You should wait for two weeks to see the result.
It is also recommended to eat alkaline food, like raw greens, sprouted seeds, free-range chicken eggs, and soy products. They will reduce nicotine cravings and may help you ignore the urge to smoke.
The remedy is easy and harmless, but you should avoid drinking baking soda if you suffer from high blood pressure or you are under low-sodium diet. It’s not recommended to use the remedy for over two weeks. Also, you should ask doctor if baking soda is right cure for your goals.
Smoking can damage your health and we strongly suggest you to quit smoking immediately.